Kids Animal Science App

Today’s Best Educational Apps for Kids list is Best Natural and Animal Science Apps for Elementary School Kids (age 6 to 10).  There is another list of science apps for this age group but on other subjects, such as astronomy, physics, or chemistry.  For this other science app list, you can visit Best Science Apps for Elementary Kids.  Please […]

Big Cat Race

As much as I enjoyed all the great educational apps I have been recommending, I have always hoped to find apps that can get kids outside of house and running.  Apps for star gazing, bird watching, remotely monitor helicopter, or even math games involving walking around, are all my favorite apps.  Today I am going […]

Albert: Free Mini-game collection

Albert is a collection of 20 mini games.  The first 10 games are free.  From turning off an array of alarm clocks to help Albert sleep more, to moving the slippery soap to the bathtub so Albert can have a bath, to calling the dog to stop before he steps over the cliff, … all […]

Kindle App

For so long, I forgot I had Kindle app on my iPhone and iPAD.  With the app, I could download a Kindle book from Amazon on my iPhone and iPAD.  In fact, Amazon has Kindle apps for all different devices: iPhone, iPod, iPAD, Android, Windows Phone, BlackBerry, Mac, Windows 7, XP,Vista, and Windows 8.  Here […]

Timeline Eons

Timeline Eons is an app that displays major events throughout the history of the world.  All events are organized along the timeline.  You can choose to zoom the timeline to see more events during a certain time period.  Most events have pictures.  Tap on each single event will bring up more detailed information of that […]

Peterson Birds

After iGameMom introduced the Audubon Birds App, I started paying attention to other bird apps.  Thanks for Nigel Hall’s note, I learned about Peterson Feeder Birds of North America.  It is a FREE app about feeder birds.  Similar to Audubon Birds, you will be able to look up birds with pictures, locations (state), nest, etc.  […]

Rainbow Sentences

I had readers asking about Rainbow Sentences App.  I contacted Mobile Education Tools, who developed the app, and received a copy of the app.  After reviewing the app, I was really impressed by the design – no matter it is the picture, or the choices of the sentences, or the lesson style. Rainbow Sentences’ target […]


Jazzy ABC is from the same developer of Jazzy Day.  Kids learn ABC with music instrument name.  It is free right now. Introduction at the App Store: Does your child know what a saxophone looks like or what a guitar sounds like? Offer your kids a brand new musical learning experience, as they learn the […]

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iGameMom has one copy of Monster Physics to giveaway.  To learn more about the app, please see iGameMom’s earlier post. Six ways to win: 1. If you are not following this blog AT THIS NEW SITE, “Sign Up” at the top of the left panel to follow the blog. Make sure to click the confirmation link […]

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Bag It is a puzzle game that turns bagging groceries into a challenge.  To win the game, you need to have a very good sense of space and relative weights of different items. In the game, you take groceries off a conveyor belt and put them into a brown paper bag.  By tapping the objects, […]


Summer is a good time to visit some parks.  I found an amazing app about US National Parks – Fotopedia National Parks.  In the app, there are over 3000 stunning photos of the 58 National Parks in the USA accompanied with park information.  What is more amazing, it is FREE.  The only catch: It requires […]


Does your child like to play in the kitchen, pretending preparing meal?  You may want to check out Toca Kitchen.  It is from the same developer who made Toca Doctor.  Toca Kitchen lets the kids explore food and cooking, without mess in your kitchen. When kids start the app, they will see 4 hungry characters: […]


iGameMom has one copy of each of the Mindsnacks language app for Spanish, Chinese, French, and ESL (English as Second Language) to giveaway.  To learn more about the app, please see iGameMom’s earlier post. How to win: 1. If you are not following this blog AT THIS NEW SITE, “Sign Up” at the top of the left […]


The Monster at the End of This Book is an app version of the classic Sesame Street picture book from the 1970s. In the book, the adorable Muppet Grover tries to stop children from turning the pages so they will never reach the end of the book, where he believes there will be a monster. […]


Feel Electric! is another app that teaches kids emotions and language skills. An earlier post introduced “ABA Flash Card and Games – Emotion”, which is designed for babies and toddlers.  Feel Electric is design for kids 6 and older, or kids who have some basic reading and spelling skills. The app’s characters are from the […]

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While looking at the App store Top Grossing list, I was quite surprised to see Dragon Vale was at the top as #1.  I was surprised because Dragon Vale is a free app.  In fact the top 5 grossing apps are all free apps.  How can they make money?  Obviously, these free apps get money […]